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Author: Chris Offutt
Publisher: New York, NY : Grove Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, ©2018 [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Grove Atlantic hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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A taut, compelling novel set in rural Kentucky from the Korean War to 1970. Tucker, a young veteran, returns from war to work for a bootlegger. He falls in love and starts a family, and while the Tuckers don't have much, they have the love of their home and each other. But when his family is threatened, Tucker is pushed into violence, which changes everything. The story of people living off the land and by their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Offutt, Chris, 1958-
Country dark.
New York : Grove Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017054153
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Offutt
ISBN: 9780802127792 0802127797 9780802129338 0802129331
OCLC Number: 1005547833
Notes: "April 2018"--Title page verso.
Description: 231 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Chris Offutt.

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A taut, compelling novel set in rural Kentucky from the Korean War to 1970. Tucker, a young veteran, returns from war to work for a bootlegger. He falls in love and starts a family, and while the Tuckers don't have much, they have the love of their home and each other. But when his family is threatened, Tucker is pushed into violence, which changes everything. The story of people living off the land and by their wits in a backwoods Kentucky world of shine-runners and laborers whose social codes are every bit as nuanced as the British aristocracy.

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